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civil rights activist rosa parks is being honored today. >> and a sports icon uses a simple photo to send a message about his health. >> tom kierein is back with an update to tell us all about the conditions he's expecting later today and tomorrow. stay with us. we'll be right back. >>> right now we are finding out the details baltimore is planning to honor its super bowl champion ravens. they beat the san francisco 49ers last night in super bowl xlvii. baltimore will host a parade in the team's honor tomorrow at 10:45 at city hall. it ends at mnt bank stadium. there will be a rally at the stadium. the whole celebration is free. >> right now president obama is on his way to minnesota. he took off from joint base andrews a short time ago. he's meeting with law enforcement in minneapolis about curbing gun violence. this is the first time he's lost washington to promote his proposed reform of gun control. >> this morning the debate over gun control takes a turn because of a commercial that ran in d.c. during last night's super bowl. this ad ran at the beginning of the third quarter l
. >> aren't enough tributes to rosa parks. "news4 today" continues at 5:00 a.m. >>> the party just beginning in charmed city after the ravens fans celebrate their team's big win in the super bowl. good morning everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >>> i'm eun yang. welcome to "news4 today" for this monday, february 4th, 2013. baltimore's big win isn't the only thing you'll be buzzing about around the water cooler today. a lot of people are wondering what's to blame for the power outage that left the superdome in the dark. what we're about learning about the incident ahead. >> are you sick of the snow, sick of not enough snow? either way, you won't have to think about that this morning. there is another wave of wintry weather not far move. tom kierein here with what you need before you go. >> a few of the flurries flying through the air yesterday and gently falling in some areas. the sky has cleared out. the mountains of western maryland, east of there it's mostly clear. under this clear sky, it's a cold morning. a lot of that snowmelted as we got about freezing. back down to the mid-20s in prince
an allstate agent about the value plan. are you in good hands? >>> rosa parks was born 100 years ago today. and today her birthday was referred to correctly as national day of courage. the postal service has issued a new stamp in her memory. and today at the henry ford museum in dearborn, michigan where the famous bus is kept, visitors were allowed to take a seat where rosa parks made history. >>> at a new york synagogue, ed koch was remembered as the quintessential new york mayor. it was an emotional service, especially during the remarks of the current mayor, michael bloomberg, who along the way mentioned koch's choice to be buried at trinity cemetery in upper manhattan. think about it, he said, a polish jew in a largely dominican neighborhood. what could be more new york or more ed koch? they carried the casket out of the church to the tune of the sinatra classic, "new york, new york." >>> lavonne pepper davis died, the inspiration for the gina davis character in "a league of their own," a movie that taught us all, there is no crying in baseball. pepper, as they called her on the field
with the family after the testimony today. >> rosa smith testified for the prosecution. she's the mother of dolores dewitt and the grandmother of eboni dewitt. in march of 2009, their bodies were found in a stolen car that had been set on fire. this video showing the burning car comes from a police cruiser cam and was shown to the jury as evidence in the trial of 29-year-old jason scott, who's charged with murdering the mother and daughter. in the early morning hours of march 16th, 2009, eboni's sister courtney came home to discover that her mother's car was in the driveway, but her mother and sister were missing. she was terrified and called her grandmother. >> she was hysterical. >> reporter: later that morning, rosa smith and her family went to the home on cedar hollow lane. >> reporter: what did you find inside the house? eboni's coat? >> yeah, eboni's coat, food on the counter, and
of what could have been her 100th birthday, the postal service will release a forever stamp of rosa parks. she's credited with jump-starting the bus boycotts when she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. the stamp is the second in a series of three civil rights stamps being released this year. they're on sale nationwide beginning today. >> i'm going to get some of
a statue of rosa parks at the capitol. she helped sparked the civil rights movement in 1955 when she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus. it will be officially unveiled on wednesday. president obama is scheduled to attend. >>> d.c. firefighters will not be disciplined for appearing with president obama during a speech. d.c. firefighters along with other first responders stood behind the president earlier this week as he warned of the potential cut from the looming sequestration. d.c. fire ems chief said that the firefighters never asked for permission to represent the district at a public event and the department will review protocols. >>> could part of the national zoo be closing in the coming week all because lawmakers can't agree? >>> plus, a tricky rescue after a dog gets stuck on ice. what rescuers had to do to save the pup. that's coming up. first, here's chuck. >>> yes, indeed, we're off to a cold and wet start on your saturday morning. so how long will all this ugliness last into your weekend? we'll talk about that and the return of your sunshine. don't
money off endorsements as on the courts. >> has he learned to jump over a car? >>> up next how rosa parks is being honored on what would h and...done. did you just turn your ringer off so no one would interrupt us? oh no, i... just used my geico app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't be stuck up here, for hours, with nothing to do. oh i get it, you wanna pass the time, huh. (holds up phone) fruit ninja!!! emergency roadside assistance. just a click away with the geico mobile app. >>> some welcome news today for drivers complaining that the speed on the intercounty connector is too slow. today they announced they are raising the speed limit, not a whole lot, from 55 to 60. that decision comes after a year of analysis the icc runs, and costs $4 to drive the entire roadway during rush hour. transportation officials say there are no plans to lower the tolls there. the new speed limit goes into effect sometime around march. >>> there's a new honor for rosa parks. the u.s. postal service is parking her birthday with a new stamp. as you know she w
statue will arrive in town. a statue honoring civil rights pioneer rosa parks will be the first ever full size statue of an african-american woman in the capitol. it's cast in bronze and stands about 9 feet tall. it will be part of the national statuary hall collection. it will happen next wednesday. president obama will speak at that ceremony. >>> first lady michelle obama will appear on late night with jimmy fallon. she's busy spreading the word about her let's move campaign. she can take on fallon in a fitness challenge. this month marked the three-year anniversary of her healthy living initiative for kids. >> i don't think i'd do too well against her either. >>> a major recall that may make you want to put down your breakfast. 38,000 pounds of pork sausage, it's recalling grault any mild pork sausage rolls. smithfield packing company based had virginia is warning that their products may contain small pieces of plastic. the recall effects 11 states, including the district of columbia and maryland. >>> incredible video that might convince you to keep the safety bar down on the chairlift
it in celebration of black history month. >>> also tomorrow a stamp featuring rosa parks goes on sale tomorrow. it celebrates freedom, courage and equality during this black history month. parks helped to advance the civil rights movement when she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in alabama. >>> do you love tomatoes? if you do, we have good news for you. just hearing the u.s. and mexico tomato growers reached a tentative deal to keep the prices from doubling. under the agreement, mexico can raise the minimum price of tomatoes sold in the u.s., and that should help american growers stay competitive. prices could have spiked without that agreement. now, bad news. gas prices. they are higher this morning. this happened overnight, making them the highest prices ever for this time of year. aaa reports the national average is $3.51, and refinery issues are driving up the cost. in d.c. the average jumped 5 cents overnight, and maryland is dealing with a 2 cent jump, and the average is around $3.40, and in west virginia it stayed steady at $3.63. >>> some of the manikins appear to a
was 88. >>> today would have been civil rights activists rosa parks 100th birthday. the postal service will debut a postal stamp in her honor today. koch is cred-- the sample is th second in a series of three civil rights stamps being released this year. the stamps are now on sale nationwide. >>> this morning, president obama is urging the boy scouts of in america to end its controversial ban on homosexual members. in an interview yesterday with cbs, the president said everyone should have a fair shot. >> the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that it will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think that nobody should be barred pour that. >> the organization is set to vote on wednesday skbliefrj the family of muhammad ali is punching back about -- a british tabloid first reported that ali was close to dyingment then the report quickly spread on the internet. ali's wife released these photos of the 71-year-old over the weekend showing anymore him in his ravens gear. she also said he knows he's okay becau
, because the school is already known for being an open community. >>> civil rights pioneer rosa parks would have turned 100 today. the u.s. postal service is marking her birthday with a new forever stamp. you can buy it at your local post office beginning today. back in 1955, she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white passengers in montgomery, alabama. her defiant act sparked the civil rights boy coit and -- >>> as we celebrate black history month, nbc reveals the 100 making history. among those from our argument, the washington bureau chief. we'll learn about the career past that turned strickland into a leadership role in the news business. >>> just over a month since new year's. a lot of people have given up on their resolutions, but some have just started making theirs. nbc's kirk gregory explains wise procrastinating has been so popular. >> reporter: it's the first week of february. how are you doing with your resolutions? a survey from just found out if you're getting around to making them, you're not alone. >> we found that half of people su
saw this skit. take a look, you guys. >> what are you doing with rosa? >> dude, i was just teaching her some english free of charge. >> she works for me. don't you get it. don't you get enough action from malibu county? >> it's okay, stewart. i was leaving, anyway. i was going to take cold water canyon and riverside drive and get on van nuys and hop on the 101 to tarzana. >> do it then. get on the 101 and skip all the exits and never come back. >> so there is no traffic on the 101? >> not what i'm talking about. get out of here. >> so get on the 405? >> get in your cav car and go, devon. >> all right. get on the 405. >> apparently you guys spend around 61 hours a year in your car. 2 1/2 days. sometimes it feels like a week to get somewhere. >> i get sort of weird road rage when i drive and it gets ugly. i had a couple of bad brushes. i don't like when i wait in line for a toll and i'm polite waiting and someone cuts in and puts their blinker up. you know they go up past everybody? >> unless you are having a baby, don't do that around hoda. >> the guy was inching and we were playing
washington. all they're saying is someone was shot to death before 11:00 last night on rosa marie drive off tucker road. police won't say if it was a man or woman. the human rights watches allegations about d.c. police mishandling rape cases will get a closer look soon. 170 allegations of sexual assault were not documented over the last three years. now a private firm will look into those claims. >> they were critical of the report when it was released in january. >>> how marco ruin wroe is embracing a moment during his response. >>> dramatic video of a house fire. what firefighters found the moment they arrived on the scene. >>> we'll go live to the california mountains where the manhunt for a suspected killer is believed to have ended overnight. >>> we're watching rain and snow heading our way. weather and traffic on the 1s, ne (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniab
. >>> in a few hours, a statue of rosa parks is set to arrive an capitol hill. it will be the first full body statue of an african-american woman in the capitol building. that nine-foot tall bronze statue of parks will soon call statuary hall home. the official unveiling will be next wednesday. president obama will speak at the ceremony. >>> melissa mollet has breaking news. >> one more live look before we end the show this morning. a live look at the clash happening in the west bank. take a look at this. this is a live picture out of heb ron. you can hear a lot of yelling and seeing people running. this is the annual martyr's street demonstration. people have been clashing in the streets. you've seen smoke bombs going off. some are trying to take control of that crowd. i can't tell what they're carrying there. perhaps an injured person. not really sure. can say this crowd has grown quite a bit in the past 20 minutes as we've been watching. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >> you've probably tuned in to see who wins best picture and best actor and best actress at the oscars on sunday
in the capital, but delegate norton pushed to move the statue to the capitol. >>> and rosa parks stamp goes on sale. the stamp honoring parks celebrates freedom and courage and equality. she helped to advance the civil rights movement when she refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man. >> on tuesday, vincent gray will give his state of the district address. the mayor will report on the financial status of the district and outline his plans for the year. the address will happen tuesday night at 6:00 in northwest. >>> and dr. arlene accraman died yesterday morning in new mexico as a battle with pancreatic cancer. she left to lead school districts in san francisco and philadelphia. she was 66 years old. >>> the "today" show is next on nbc 4, and it starts at 8:00. >> erica hill is joining us live from new york. >> nice to see you both. just ahead on "today," a former navy s.e.a.l. shot and killed at a shooting range in texas on saturday. we are going to have the latest details on that for you. >>> we are live on the scene of that on going hostage drama in alabama. it's now day six
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